Eelke Heemskerk is assistant professor of political science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). He received his PhD at the Amsterdam School for Social Science Research in 2006. Before he was research fellow at the Germany Institute and AIAS, both at UvA. He is member of the editorial team of Res Publica.
Eelke is management consultant at The Galan Group where he works with top management teams and boards of public and private organisations on issues of corporate governance and strategy.
Eelke published on corporate governance, corporate elites, social networks and institutional reform in the Netherlands and Europe.
In his current research Eelke is interested in how social networks influence boardroom decision-making. He also works on big data related to networks of corporate ownership and control.
Professor Eelke Heemskerk war von September bis Dezember 2014 Visiting Fellow am ISM. Schwerpunkt seines Aufenhalts war ein Forschungsporjekt zur Nutzung sozialer Netzwerke bei der Entscheidungsfindung von Top Managern.